9 days in Asturias Itinerary

9 days in Asturias Itinerary

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9 days in Asturias Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
1
Cangas de Onis
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gijon
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
3
Oviedo
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Bucharest

2
nights
Cangas de Onis

Cangas de Onis ©
Cangas de Onís is a municipality in the eastern part of the province and autonomous community of Asturias in the northwest of Spain. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): Head underground at Cueva Del Buxu, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Covadonga, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Cueva de Covadognga, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria la Real de Covadonga, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario De Covadonga, and finally snap pictures at Puente Romano. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Mirador del Fito, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cuevona de Cuevas, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cangas de Onis road trip planning site .

Bucharest, Romania to Cangas de Onis is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bucharest to Cangas de Onis due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bucharest in August, expect nights in Cangas de Onis to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gijon.

Things to do in Cangas de Onis

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Cueva Del Buxu, Cuevona de Cuevas del Agua, Mirador del Fito
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Lake Covadonga ©
Lake Covadonga
River Rafting & Tubing
Santa Cueva de Covadonga ©
Santa Cueva de Covadonga

2
nights
Gijon

Gijon
Gijón, or '' is the largest city and municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de San Lorenzo, and then stroll through Santa Catalina Headland (Cerro de Santa Catalina). Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA), then contemplate the long history of Tazones, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico Atlantico, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gijon trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Cangas de Onis to Gijon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Oviedo.

Things to do in Gijon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tazones, Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA)
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Playa de San Lorenzo
Playa de San Lorenzo
Room Escape Games

4
nights
Oviedo

Oviedo ©
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Change things up with these side-trips from Oviedo: Museo Molinos Mazonovo (in Taramundi), Leon (Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral & Museo Panteon San Isidoro de Leon) and As Catedrais Beach (in Ribadeo). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa María del Naranco. Prerrománico asturiano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and pause for some photo ops at Esculturas Oviedo.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Oviedo itinerary maker app .

Oviedo is just a stone's throw from Gijon. In August, daytime highs in Oviedo are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Oviedo

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Leon, As Catedrais Beach, Museo Molinos Mazonovo
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral

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